Netflix on Wednesday posted its first-ever inclusion report which zeroes in on the company's statistics and goals for strengthening diversity in its workforce.
As the coronavirus pandemic sends the theater industry into a tailspin, Netflix is stepping up to bridge the gap by promising the release of at least one original movie every week in 2021.
According to eMarketer, Disney is expected to earn $12.36 billion in U.S. over-the-top streaming subscription revenue by 2022, compared to $12.95 billion for Netflix.
Starting Jan. 1, Comcast will hit customers with an extra charge for using too much data, a hike that has become an annual holiday tradition for some of the biggest cable companies.
"Tiger King" star Carole Baskin insists the feud between her and rival Joe Exotic was "fabricated" for the popular docuseries.
"At this time, we must find ways to incentivize people to follow guidance from the CDC, their employer, local public health officials, or school leaders," King wrote. "Unfortunately, some Americans are likely to choose to ignore public health advice and carry on their typical holiday traditions instead of remaining safely at home. While your platforms would likely experience greater traffic as a consequence of extending service, we encourage you to provide temporary service at no cost to non-subscribers as a way to encourage people to make responsible choices and safely navigate this holiday season."
Netflix will have to start declaring its U.K. revenues after facing criticism for allegedly structuring itself to avoid taxes with overseas tax havens.
The miniseries, which premiered on Oct. 23, saw its total viewing time in the U.S. rise to 40.8 million hours over its first nine days, NPD said. Meanwhile, the research firm reported unit sales of chess sets jumped 87% in the U.S., while chess book sales rose 603%.
The comedy series originally aired on Comedy Central -- its parent company is ViacomCBS -- from 2003 to 2006.
Netflix plans to establish one of the largest production hubs in North America with an expansion of its existing studio complex in New Mexico and a commitment to an additional $1 billion in production spending, government and corporate leaders announced Monday.
The Container Store is capitalizing on stay-at-home, pandemic lifestyles with its most recent streaming service partnerships.
New members who sign up for the platform on Thursday will see the updated prices, while current users will receive a notification within the app 30 days ahead of the price increase.
Sony's newest PlayStation accessory will feature dedicated buttons for Netflix, Disney+, Spotify, and Youtube, where users can watch their favorite movies and television series, stream their favorite music, and broadcast and share their best gameplay moments.
Shonda Rhimes reportedly signed a nine-figure production deal with Netflix.
HBO Max continues to give Netflix streaming competition.
Netflix will be testing a new way to reach prospective customers in India by offering a free weekend of streaming countrywide.
The company said Wednesday that it has teamed up to release an exclusive co-branded collection of products online and in stores nationwide in January.
Netflix misses its subscriber growth targets for third quarter, but still sets records for 2020
The production did not identify the people infected with the virus, and declined to comment beyond confirming that production stopped as of Thursday.
Idris Elba, Regina King and more star in the film, but sources said the main cast members did not test positive